Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A rugged mountain covered with phrygana and rocky sites. The main human activity is livestock-farming.
This is an important site for raptors and species occurring in scrub.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is from the high grazing pressure and anthropogenic fires.
Part of the area is a candidate SAC.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Kryoneritis, Crete. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mount-kryoneritis-crete-iba-greece on 30/09/2023.